Weddings are very personal and there is no wedding that fits all, everyone will want something slightly different. Be it the dress, catering, styling or flowers. While the latest wedding trends change, so do tastes, and what people wish to spend their money on when it comes to their big day.

Relaxed and Informal Wedding

After some research I have found that top of the wedding trend list is informal gatherings. Inviting all and everybody you know and you don’t know to your big day is no longer the trend. This is because couples opt for more intimate, meaningful celebrations with their nearest and dearest. This means couples can plan and spend their budget differently on a smaller group.

One of the big wedding trends coming is for more intimate ceremonies. They are also known as ‘micro weddings’. These occasions tend to have a smaller guest list of around 40 people or fewer. They can be formal or informal, and keep with tradition, or take a more modern approach – however, they tend to have a mix of both.

Also, since there is more budget per head, such weddings lend themselves perfectly to bespoke soirees, which are remembered for personal touches throughout. This can range from private wine tasting to personalised favours as part of the wedding day celebrations.

Most importantly of all, they also allow the bride and groom to spend quality time with each and every guest – one of the reasons for its surging popularity.

Some engaged couples prefer such approach and it seems to be increasingly getting popular. As a wedding photographer, I know that being relaxed and happy on you wedding day is extremely important. The memories from Wedding Photographs will be related with “how I felt that day

For more on ideas and planning visit Bride Guide- Wedding Planning Ideas for couples.